ANTONIA PREBBLE

ANTONIA PREBBLE Actress I loved growing up in Wellington, it’s a great small city for a child. Everything is quite compact so you can go to the beach, go BMX biking, or go for a bush walk all within close proximity and it’s very safe. Weirdly, I’ve wanted to do acting my whole life. I didn’t … More ANTONIA PREBBLE

JACKI KEY

JACKI KEY Photographer Growing up in Northland, I was lucky to have an amazing free and almost wild childhood. We lived in a low socioeconomic part of town where the river came up under the house if it rained a lot at high tide, and with it came the sewerage. One of my favourite things to … More JACKI KEY

UNCOVERING SUGAR MOUNTAIN: AN INTERVIEW WITH JACK RIVER

As often stated, there are two sides to any given story. The stories in this case, are those beautifully written and told by rising singer/songwriter Holly Rankin, or Jack River as you may know her, who today reveals a stunning collection of thirteen well-crafted songs that make up Sugar Mountain, a debut album that on … More UNCOVERING SUGAR MOUNTAIN: AN INTERVIEW WITH JACK RIVER

MALIA JOHNSTON

MALIA JOHNSTON Choreographer & Performance Director Growing up in the South Island, my parents were ‘country service’ teachers so we moved around a lot. We lived everywhere, from Hinds to Clandeboye and Otira, all of which were a long way from any action. Then we moved to Christchurch when I turned fourteen which is where I … More MALIA JOHNSTON

SOPHIE ROBERTS

SOPHIE ROBERTS Artistic Director – Silo Theatre I grew up in Auckland on the North Shore, but went to a steiner school in Ellerslie. I always enjoyed drama at school, but definitely wasn’t a kid who always wanted to be an actor. I didn’t know what I wanted to do when I finished high school … More SOPHIE ROBERTS

LIVI REIHANA

LIVI REIHANA Comedian / One half of the musical comedy duo – The Fan Brigade I grew up in Mangawhai where I lived until age five, then we moved to a little town called Te Kauwhata in the Waikato which is about fifteen minutes north of Huntly. It sounds really dodgy, but we basically packed … More LIVI REIHANA

NEVERTHELESS: An Interview With Director Sarah Moshman

What would you do if you weren’t afraid to fail?  is a bold question that Emmy-award winning documentary filmmaker Sarah Moshman put into our minds with her striking documentary The Empowerment Project, as she travelled across America for one month, highlighting and interviewing ordinary women doing extraordinary things. Then came the empowering statement Everyone has … More NEVERTHELESS: An Interview With Director Sarah Moshman